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Modern Concepts in Gastroenterology Volume 2

  • Eldon Shaffer
  • Alan B. R. Thomson

Part of the Topics in Gastroenterology book series (TGEN)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Sheila Sherlock
    Pages 1-24
  3. Claude C. Roy, Beatriz Tuchweber, Andrée M. Weber, Ibrahim M. Yousef
    Pages 41-67
  4. L. M. Blendis
    Pages 69-87
  5. Gerald Y. Minuk
    Pages 89-107
  6. Bernard J. Perey
    Pages 183-195
  7. Martin F. Kagnoff
    Pages 227-250
  8. N. W. Read
    Pages 251-270
  9. Linda Rabeneck
    Pages 271-278
  10. Michael D. Levitt
    Pages 279-289
  11. Fergus Shanahan, Stephan Targan
    Pages 291-310
  12. Back Matter
    Pages 311-319

About this book

Introduction

Once again the gastroenterologists of northwestern Canada have come out with a series of essays advancing important modem concepts. As indefatigable as ever, they bring together the latest in clinical-pathophysiological considera­ tions for the clinician. The topics run the gamut from the lovely liver to HIV infection, from the pathophysiology of bile flow to comments on antigens in colorectal cancer. It is always easy to publish a first volume, for enthusiasm is high and everyone is anxious to win a place. Bringing out a second volume, the carrying forward of a good idea, is so much harder. In many ways this second volume in the series marks the coming of age of Canadian gastroenterology, as 11 of the 21 contributors currently reside in Canada. Still, the contributions from the United Kingdom and the United States make this an Anglo-American festival. Reading the chapters will make you appreciate the care with which the contributors have garnered recent references to give up-to-date practical infor­ mation for us all. I enjoyed all that I read. My congratulations to Drs. Shaffer and Thomson for a job well done. Howard M. Spiro, M.D. New Haven, Connecticut ix Preface This book is based on papers presented at the third symposium on Recent Ad­ vances in Gastroenterology held by the Canadian Association of Gastroenter­ ology. The proposed audience for this volume is the internist and the general surgeon, as well as those in the specialties of gastroenterology and hepatology.

Keywords

HIV Internist cancer care colorectal cancer gastroenterology hepatology immunology infection liver management pathophysiology physiology treatment

Editors and affiliations

  • Eldon Shaffer
    • 1
  • Alan B. R. Thomson
    • 2
  1. 1.University of CalgaryCalgaryCanada
  2. 2.The University of AlbertaEdmontonCanada

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